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Can cats see colors?

Can cats see colors?

The retina is the inside surface of the back of the eye where the brain receives signals from the outside world. The retina contains 2 types of cells – rods and cones. Cats have rods and cones in their retinas, but in different proportion than in the human retina. Although they can differentiate colors, what they see is likely a more muted version of what we see. Cats, by the way, can concentrate small amounts of light in their eyes, which allows them to see at night when the rest of us have difficulty. This special talent gives them their extraordinary night hunting vision.